MTC Atheer launched mobile phone services in Baghdad
MTC Atheer announced the launch of its services into the heart of Iraq, the capital Baghdad. MTC Atheer part of the MTC Group of companies, in accordance to the agreement signed on the 22nd of December 2003 was granted a license to operate in the southern region of Iraq. MTC Atheer completed the roll out of 1800 Km network coverage along the entire Southern Region, and on its completion has been granted permission to extend its services into Baghdad as per the agreement with the Ministry of Telecom in Iraq.
MTC Atheer will allow citizens in Baghdad to have quality mobile services in a region that has very weak or no alternative services. Commenting on the launch Mr. Ali A Dahwi, President of MTC Atheer stated, “Presenting the most distinctive services is the focus of our attention. We do not just want to provide coverage but to develop and enhance this coverage to meet and win the hearts of our customers.”
Already MTC Atheer has more than 300,000 customers in Southern Iraq and is providing not only traditional voice services, but also SMS, GPRS, and Roaming services to various countries frequented by Iraqi’s. Al Dahwi added, “We shall continue to build the largest network to secure complete and unique coverage in accordance with our 2 year license contract agreement.”
MTC Atheer has carried all this out with a 100% Iraqi workforce.
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